We all face unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Communication between schools, pupils and families has never been more important. This FREE webinar offers information, support and guidance to professionals supporting bereaved pupils or responding to the death of a pupil or member of staff. The session will focus on communication during this difficult time, when schools remain closed to most pupils. It will include information to support pupils and their families/carers, and will address the following topics:

  • Children’s understanding of death
  • Factors affecting grief
  • Delivering sad news
  • Managing grief
  • Bereavement support 

All places for this series of webinars are now fully booked. 

We are monitoring the needs of school communities at this time to help us further develop resources and support for the education sector.

If you would like information on future webinars for education professionals please email: [email protected]

See also our comprehensive resources for the education sector:

Coronavirus - supporting pupils

Supporting a bereaved pupil

Managing a sudden death

Managing bereavement: a guide for schools (pdf)